ISLAMABAD- A Pakistani High Commission official based in Dhaka was today declared persona non grata by the Bangladeshi government.

According to sources, Mazhar Khan was charged of running an illegal Indian currency business in Dhaka beside alleged links with militants. Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam also confirmed the incident. According to her, allegations against Khan are baseless. The Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka sent Mazhar Khan home after getting orders. Also, relations between the two countries have not been encouraging recently.